Stephen Appiah honoured by Fenerbahce

Stephen Appiah honoured by Fenerbahce

Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah, has been honoured by Turkish giants, Fenerbahce.

The ceremony came off on Monday before the Istanbul derby at the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium.

In the said match, Fenerbahce battle for a 1-1 drawn with Besiktas.

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Current Black Stars deputy captain, Andre Ayew, scored on the 71st minute pulled even for the home side after Ryan Babel’s 40th minute strike.

Stephen Appiah played for Fenerbahce between 2005 and 2008 – He played 64 games, scoring 11 goals in the process.

He joined the Turkish top-flight side from Italian giants Juventus.

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Appiah became the first captain to qualify Ghana to its first ever world cup appearance in Germany in 2006.

He was also part of the team that made it to the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarter finals in South Africa.

Appiah ended his football career in Italy with Vojvodina in 2012.

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He officially retired from active football after a testimonial match four years ago at the Accra Sports Stadium.

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